The Pay Equity Act

S.M. 1985-86, c. 21

The Pay Equity Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 General objects and purposes.
3 Application of the Act.
4 Primacy of the Act.
(2) Saving provision for equal pay for equal work.
PART I
PAY EQUITY BUREAU AND OTHER PROVISIONS
5 Pay Equity Bureau.
(2) Duties of the executive director.
(3) Powers of executive director.
(4) Tabling of report in the Assembly.
6 Determination of value.
(2) Average and indirect comparisons of value permitted.
7 Wages not to be reduced.
(2) Adjusted wage schedules.
(3) Limitation on pay equity wage adjustments.
PART II
CIVIL SERVICE
8 Pay equity in the civil service.
(2) Negotiation of pay equity.
(3) Obligation of bargaining agents.
9 Reaching agreements on pay equity.
(2) Filing of reports.
10 Referral by parties to arbitration.
(2) Referral by executive director to arbitration.
(3) Referral of failure to implement plan of wage adjustments.
(4) Procedures for appointment.
(5) Bargaining agents to be parties.
(6) Time limits and enforcement of arbitration awards.
(7) Remedial authority of the arbitrator.
(8) Settled provisions deemed agreements.
(9) Saving remedial power if arbitration delayed.
11 Further obligations of the commission.
12 Designation of Pay Equity Commissioner.
(2) Responsibilities of Pay Equity Commissioner.
PART III
CROWN ENTITIES AND EXTERNAL AGENCIES
13 Crown entities, external agencies and pay equity.
(2) Entities and agencies to negotiate.
(3) Obligation of bargaining agents.
14 Specific obligations of entities, agencies and bargaining agents.
(2) Filing of reports.
15 Referral by parties to labour board.
(2) Referral by executive director to labour board.
(3) Further referral.
(4) Labour board to hear and determine.
(5) Labour Relations Act procedure.
(6) Executive director's report.
(7) Copies to parties.
(8) Remedial authority of the board.
16 Further obligations of Crown entities and external agencies.
17 Designation of Pay Equity Officer.
(2) Duty of Pay Equity Officer
18 Other external agencies to be designated.
(2) Provisions to apply.
(3) Times for implementation, etc.
(4) Matters to be considered in designating agencies.
PART IV
GENERAL
19 Regulations.
20 Reference in Continuing Consolidation.
21 Commencement of Act.
SCHEDULE A
EXTERNAL AGENCIES